Lussheburgh
Lussheburgh Lus"she*burgh, n. A spurious coin of light weight imported into England from Luxemburg, or Lussheburgh, as it was formerly called. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

God wot, no Lussheburghes payen ye. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lushburg — Lush burg, n. See {Lussheburgh}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lushburg — ˈləshˌbərg noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English lussheburgh, from Luxemburg, medieval county and duchy in western Europe : a lightweight imitation of the English silver penny imported from Luxemburg in the reign of Edward III …   Useful english dictionary

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